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A select collection of old plays


Published 1744
Topics English drama
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v. 1: The promises of God, by John Bale. New custom. The four P's. by John Heywood. Grammer Gurton's needle. The pinner of Wakefield. Damon and Pithias, by Richard Edwards.--v. 2: Gorboduc, by Lord Buckhurst. Campaspe, by John Lilly. Edward the Second, by Marlowe. Mustapha, by Lord Brooke.--v. 3: Green's tu quoque, by Joseph Cooke. The honest whore, by Decker. The hog hath lost his pearl, by Robert Tailor. Fuimus Troes. The white devil, by Webster.--v. 4: The malcontent, by Marston. A woman kill'd with kindness, by Heywood. Eastward ho, by Jonson. The widow's tears, by Chapman. The revenger's tragedy, by Tourneur.--v. 5: Lingua. A mad world my masters, by Middleton. 'Tis pity she's a whore, by Ford. Grim the collier of Croydon. Microcosmus, by Nabbs.--v. 6: The widow, by Jonson, Fletcher, & Middleton. A match at midnight, by Rowley. The dumb knight, by Lewis Machin. The muses looking-glass, by Thomas Randolph. The jovial crew, by Broome.--v. 7: The heir, by May. The old couple, by May. The antiquary, by Marmion. The goblins, by Suckling. The shepherd's holiday, by Rutter.--v. 8: The city madam. A new way to pay old debts. The guardian. The unnatural combat. The picture [all by Massinger].--v. 9: Albumazar. The gemester, by Shirley. The bird in a cage, by Shirley. The city night-cap, by Davenport. The parson's wedding, by Killigrew.--v. 10: The city-match, by Jasper Maine. The lost lady, by Sir William Barclay. The ordinary, by Cartwright. The Queen of Aragon, by Habington. The marriage night, by Lord Falkland.--v. 11: A dialogue on plays and players. Tancred and Gismundda, by Robert Wilmot. Cornelia, by Thomas Kykd. The merry devil of Edmonton. Andromena: or, the merchant's wife, by J.S. The mayor of Quinborough, by Tho. Middleton.--v.12: Elvira: or, the worst not always true, by George Lord Digby. Love will find out the way, by T.B.All mistaken: or the mad couple, by James Howard. The adventures of five hours, by Samuel Tuke. The revenge: or a match in Newgate

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Volume v.1
Publisher London : Printed for R. Dodsley
Pages 372
Language English
Call number 39999063796468
Digitizing sponsor Boston Public Library
Book contributor Boston Public Library
Collection bplsctpbs; bostonpubliclibrary; americana

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